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Wednesday April 27, 2005
05:40 PM

Right needs more help

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I'm constantly amazed at how much help the right needs when it comes to raising their kids.

It's like welfare for the "moral"... Of little use to most people.

I've never had a problem sending my kid to his room to play when I watch shows I don't think he should see. And I've never had a problem watching them when he is in bed.

Somehow I just don't think 'Blade: Trinity' would be the same...

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  • There are lots of would-be censors out there, and although they may have different agends, they all want basically the same thing: For you to see the world they see...or at least to shut up about what you do see that's different. They are agents of the status quo. Not necessarily bad guys, but dangerous guys if you happen to believe in intellectual freedom.

    The funny part is always someone responding to things like "intellectual freedom" with interesting statements, usually along the lines of "Well, yes,

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  • If you are a Christian, then you shouldn't be watching movies like that in the first place. So you wouldn't have to worry about your children seeing them at your house. Problem solved all around with no government intervention.

    That was easy...

    "Abstain from ALL appearance of evil." - 1 Thessalonians 5:22

  • On this issue, I think its crazy that a law has to be passed to allow people to create editted versions of movies.

    If I buy a book, I can rip out pages, or paint over words or paragraphs to improve (in my opinion) the book; and I can publish a list of the pages, paragraphs, and words that I felt were extraneous. As long as someone who gets my list still has to buy the actual book and choose to apply my cuts, the author should have no recourse.

    I've never done that and find no appeal in the "service" that

    • On this issue, I think its crazy that a law has to be passed to allow people to create editted versions of movies.

      I'm not sure that is what the law [loc.gov] allows.

      the making imperceptible, by or at the direction of a member of a private household, of limited portions of audio or video content of a motion picture, during a performance in or transmitted to that household for private home viewing, from an authorized copy of the motion picture, or the creation or provision of a computer program or other technology